Love Art and Art History?
Interested in O’Keeffe, Rivera, Thiebaud, or Jacob Lawrence?
Volunteer docents needed to give presentations about the lives and work of Master Artists to PAUSD elementary students. Training provided by Arts Coordinator, Sharon Ferguson. Art History background preferred but not required. Flexible hours. Volunteer docent meetings/training at held at Art Education, 25F Churchill Ave. For more information contact Emily at Art Education (650) 329-3939
Palo Alto Library — Saturday Board Games Day
Sat, Sep 3, 10-6PM, Downtown Library, 270 Forest Ave.
Attendees can bring their own games to play or jump-in with others. Please bring your own snacks and drinks to fuel an afternoon of marathon gaming in the Downtown Library program room.
Palo Alto Library — Knack 4 Knitting
Wednesdays, 4-6PM. Mitchell Park Library, 3700 Middlefield Rd.
This a great opportunity to share your love for knitting, meet new friends and help others with their projects. Meets every Wednesday each week. Grades 9-12 and adults. Please register for this event online.
Community Service Opportunity: Coastal Clean Up Day
Sat Sept 17, 9AM – noon, Baylands (Matadero or Adobe Creek)
The City of Palo Alto is hosting two clean-up sites (Matadero and Adobe creeks) to clean up litter in the Baylands. To sign up: Please go to www.cleanacreek.org
(scroll down to Palo Alto) to sign up and be sure to bring your waivers. Three hours of community service will be available.
Media Rules: Healthy Connections in the Digital Age
Fri Sep 30, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Memorial Aud., 551 Serra Mall, Stanford.
Do you feel that media is all-consuming and rules your family life? Navigating technology can feel like uncharted and unprecedented territory for parents. How can we effectively manage media use when the rules of engagement seem to be constantly changing? Join us to explore how adults and kids can establish healthy connections and positive relationships in the digital age.
Adults $10; students free. Details & tickets: http://www.challengesuccess.org/media-rules/
Let’s Talk, A SELPA 1 Support Group
Mon, Sept 12, 7-9pm, Orchard Community Room, Los Altos Library, 13 S. San Antonio Road, Los Altos
A chance to ask questions and share ideas, resources, and support with other parents of students with IEPs, 504s, learning differences, mental health challenges, etc. All are welcome, participants must respect confidentiality. For more information, see www.selpa1cac.org
PreSchool Family 70th Anniversary Celebration
Sun, Sept 25, 3-5pm, Greendell School, 4120 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto
PreSchool Family is turning 70. Celebrate with classroom visits, alumni class photos, and refreshments. Alumni and Current Families welcome. Hosted by Friends of PreSchool Family. For more information, visit psf.pausd.org
Community Discussion on Teen Suicide
Wed Sept 7, 6.30-8PM CHC, 650 Clark Way. Palo Alto 94304
CHC (Childrens Health Council) and the Findings from the CDC Preliminary Report on Teen Suicide: A Community Discussion. CHC’s Dr. Ramsey Khasho
will present the findings of the recent CDC report and will lead an open discussion about its implications for teen mental health in Palo Alto and the neighboring communities. Additionally, Dr. Khasho will discuss the results from our 8-week McKinsey & Co. study, and how all these reports shape our Teen Mental Health Initiative
Following events are sponsored by Project Safety Net. September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month:
Youth Mental Health First Aid Training (2-day Training, Ages 16+)
Tues, Sept 6 and Wed, Sept 7, 3-7pm, Mitchell Park Complex (9/6) & Cubberley Community Center (9/7), Palo Alto
Question Persuade and Refer (QPR) Training
Question, Persuade and Refer (QPR) for suicide prevention is a FREE two-hour training available to anyone 18 years of age or older. QPR training helps you learn the signs of suicide, and what to do to help prevent this most preventable of deaths.
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Silicon Valley Walk
Sat, September 17, 2016, Walk begins at 11am, Arena Green, San Jose, CA
Put on your walking shoes-on-site or virtually– to join the Palo Alto Community and Project Safety Net for this important mental health awareness event. Your support will help change the perceptions about mental wellness, reduce mental health stigma, and promote suicide prevention. For more information, visit http://www.namiwalks.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.team&teamID=9367
Project Safety Net at the Palo Alto Community Health Fair
Sat, 10 Sept, 2 – 4PM, Mitchell Park Complex, Palo Alto
Come drop by the PSN table to get mental health resources
PSN Collaborative Community Meeting
Wed, Sept 28, 4 – 6PM, Rinconada Library, Palo Alto
Join us at our next meeting to meet and hear from community members who are reducing youth mental health stigma and supporting youth voice. Register at: http://.bit.ly/PSNAug2016